WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 22, 2020) – The NEA Foundation today announced that 46 public school educators from across the country will receive the prestigious California Casualty Award for Teaching Excellence at the NEA Foundation 2021 Salute to Excellence in Education Gala in February 2021. The California Casualty Awards for Teaching Excellence awardees are nominated for their […]Read more »
Ideas & Voices
Benita Moyers, a 2019 recipient of the NEA Foundation’s Awards for Teaching Excellence, is a Kindergarten teacher at Mt. Carmel Elementary in Huntsville, Ala. An expert in Google Classroom, Moyers is now assisting colleagues in her district to make the transition to online teaching and supporting their social-emotional well-being through an organization called the Happy Teacher […]Read more »
Deadline for COVID-19 Grant Applications Quickly Approaching In April, the NEA Foundation annouced three grant opportunities to support public educators’ emerging needs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on teaching and learning. While the application period is now closed for Rapid Response Grants, educators can still apply for two additional grant opportunities for […]Read more »
Tara Lisciandro-Hornich is a veteran 18-year high school teacher at Matawan Regional High School in Monmouth County, New Jersey. For more than a decade, she has incorporated mindfulness activities into her own classroom routine. With the sudden change of circumstances due to COVID-19, she’s still using those activities in her online classroom and also leading […]Read more »
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